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Hiding In Plain Sight: Top 10 Best Covert Spy Cameras

Need a discreet hidden camera? Here's my picks for the best 10 tiny and covert hidden spy cameras for when you need to record something discreetly …

Home Security

Researchers boost solar energy by tapping infrared light

Our sun blasts out over 50 percent of its energy as "near-infrared" light, but solar cells only harvest visible light. As a result, the best commercial panels only convert about 20 percent of solar energy to electricity. Researchers from UC Riverside have now figured out how to "upconvert" infrared …

Elio Motors crowdfunds $25 million to build its 84 mpg 3-wheeler

Well, that didn't take long. After a month of asking for individual investors to pony up some money through the crowdfunding site StartEngine, Elio Motors announced today that it has reached the $25 million level. Now, that doesn't mean that Elio just got a check for $25 million. Instead, …

Every single new movie and TV show coming to Netflix in August

Netflix subscribers, it’s the moment you’ve been waiting for. Each and every month, Netflix adds dozens of new titles to its catalog of movies and TV …

SOS PowerBank Portable Solar Battery Pack (video)

If you spend time away from the grid and are looking for a portable solar battery pack, the 10,000 mAh SOS PowerBank maybe worth more …

Raspberry Pi And Arduino Home Smart Sensor

Dave Prochnow over on the Popular Science website has published details on how to create your very own home smart sensor, using a Raspberry Pi mini …

Raspberry Pi

Sonovation unveils ultrasound fingerprint biometric touch sensor under glass

Fingerprint scanners are common today on smartphones and other devices. The benefit of having the fingerprint reader is that the user of the …

Forever 21's 'Thread Screen' displays Instagram pics using fabric

Most companies seek out the latest displays for high-tech billboards, but Forever 21 has decided to take a different route for this particular Instagram project. For the past year-and-a-half, the folks at connected hardware maker Breakfast New York have been building a "Thread Screen" for the …

Is “fast charging” a marketing ploy?

Fast charging is everywhere. It’s called out on the box of every phone it’s implemented in. It’s advertised online. It takes form in multiple …

HELIX Bluetooth Headphones Can Be Stored On Your Wrist $99 (video)

A very unique pair of wireless Bluetooth headphones called HELIX have been created by Ashley Chloe, that when not being worn can be stored on your …

11-Year-Old Sends Ultimate Break-Up iMessage, and We Can’t Stop Laughing

What do you do when you’re an 11-year-old girl and you hear that your boyfriend – let’s call him Joey – cheated on you with this other girl – let’s …

The Funniest Thing You’ll See Today: Jimmy Kimmel Makes LA Juice Drinkers Look Like Idiots

Health food crazes are nothing new in California, but one of the latest is especially ridiculous. Consumers are paying $10 (or more) for a single …

BlueStacks Mac Emulator Lets You Run Android Apps On Mac OS X

BlueStacks the company that creates emulation software allowing you to run Android applications on different platforms has this week announce the …

Floreon 3D Printing Filament Is 4x Stronger Than PLA (video)

PLA has become the standard 3D Printing filament that most filament 3D printers are capable of printing with by default, but if you are looking for …

ARCHOS unveils the 50d Helium smartphone – Android 5.1, 13MP camera, $129

If you aren’t familiar with French smartphone and tablet manufacturer ARCHOS, perhaps now is a good time to do so. Over the past few years the company has aimed to produce high-quality software and hardware for a low price point, and it looks like its new offering does just that. ARCHOS has just …

Mobile

'Death Note' Live-Action Series to Stream Internationally

The U.S. streaming site Crunchyroll will simulcast the new live-action “Death Note” television series for international audiences. Or at least those …

Woodie All-in-one Charging Hub Created From Concrete, Wood And Marble (video)

Woodie based in Milan Italy has set out to revolutionise the design of the humble charging hub and power extension and has created a range of stylish …

LG #BestShotEver contest: win a trip to New York and two LG G4 smartphones

Reports of the LG G4 not meeting sales expectations might or might not be true, but the South Korean manufacturer continues to push its 2015 flagship …

Toyota’s crazy tilting EV underlines what’s wrong with US cities

“You’re not going to topple over,” I overhear a patient Toyota rep explaining to a nervous i-ROAD test-driver, “just have fun.” Two minutes later, …

Atmoph Window – Your Room Can Be Anywhere

Price: $549A digital window that opens to beautiful scenery from around the world with 4K-shot videos and sound. Place it anywhere, be anywhere. By …

Award-Winning Short Animation About A Lost Soul Meeting Death

This beautiful video takes a tender look at one soul’s attempt to bargain with death before finally succumbing. The animated short, by And Maps And …

Animated Movies

UltraPi Raspberry Pi 2 Super Computer In A Briefcase (video)

If you would have ever fancied owning your very own portable supercomputer, you may be interested in a new Raspberry Pi 2 power system that takes the …

Black hole has woken up after 26 years of dormancy

According to data from NASA‘s Swift satellite, a huge black hole located about 7,800 light-years from Earth has re-awakened after 26 years of being …

Neo Smartpen N2 digitizes your doodles, is now available

Back in October 2014, we saw the Neo Smartpen N2, which was bid as a way to write on paper and have everything recorded onto a mobile device or PC …

Here Active Listening – Change The Way You Hear The World

Editor's Rating<p>4.7?<p>Discovered on 2016-07-04<p>Use two wireless buds and a smartphone app to control what you hear and how you hear it. Through two truly …

Hands-on: Galaxy S6 Edge gets stock Android-like theme

One of the best things about the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge is the new Theme store, which finally brings a long-awaited easy way to change the look and feel of your handset without needing to use a custom ROM or launcher. The Theme store launched with just a handful of themes, including the …

Watch the First Trailer for ‘Heroes Reborn,’ Coming to NBC This Fall

Countless serialized TV shows with a hint of sci-fi were greenlit in the wake of <i>Lost’s</i> success, but few had as much potential as <i>Heroes</i>. The story …

Tagg GPS Pet Tracker

Man's best friend is exactly that, until they bolt out the front door or wiggle through a busted fence. 10 million pets are lost per year, and …

Microrobotic tentacles pick up bugs without squishing them

Some researchers develop soft robots, while others specialize on building tiny ones. This robotic tentacle by a team of engineers from Iowa State University, however, is both soft <i>and</i> tiny. In fact, that's a true-to-size ant encircled by the tentacle in the picture above and not a scaled-up version …

Apple Watch Hacked To Run 20 Year Old Mac OS (Video)

We recently saw Flappy Bird running on a hacked Apple Watch and now software developer Nick Lee has managed to install a 20 year old Mac OS on the …